2.0 Tools... and ESL
Follow
Find tag "Simulations"
26.5K views | +14 today
2.0 Tools... and ESL
Best tools and reflections to introduce creative and collaborative learning in our lessons... especially in ESL
Curated by Ricard Garcia
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Ricard Garcia
Scoop.it!

The Future is Fiction: Playful Future-Thinking About Climate Change with FutureCoast

The Future is Fiction: Playful Future-Thinking About Climate Change with FutureCoast | 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Sometime in the near future(s), something will go awry with the voicemail system sending messages spiraling back through time, a phenomenon that is being referred to as "chronofall." These messages take the form of small, elegant crystalline structures referred to as "chronofacts" that can be decoded to reveal a taste of life in the future. [...]
Ricard Garcia's insight:
A superb example of Alternate Reality, the use of new technologies in the creation of realistic environments/worlds/situations where actions must be taken in order to achieve something... pure learning!!!! http://futurecoast.org/
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricard Garcia
Scoop.it!

Hangouts in History - The Black Death

Re-imagining education using Google+. History can be a tough subject to bring to life, especially going back more than 700 years to plague-era Europe. We had...
Ricard Garcia's insight:

A brilliant and stunning example on using real time recreations/simulations to enrich projects and cross curricular activities.

more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Ricard Garcia from The Lexis Nexus
Scoop.it!

Everyday Life Tutorials

Everyday Life Tutorials | 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it

Free Everyday Life Tutorials. These interactive lessons give you the opportunity to experience these daily challenges without real-world. Simulations of real-life situations for students to learn how to move around. Perfect tool to teach everyday vocabulary as a solid support for communicative situations.


Via Derek DeWitt
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricard Garcia
Scoop.it!

Civic Mirror: Simulated Nation Building for Middle Schoolers

Civic Mirror: Simulated Nation Building for Middle Schoolers | 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
When I was in middle school, I had a U.S. history class that I can remember almost nothing about. The only thing I recall was that during a really exciting jeopardy game, the teacher asked me about a
Ricard Garcia's insight:

Nice initiative to introduce civic education through a simulation game!

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Ricard Garcia
Scoop.it!

Urgent Evoke

Urgent Evoke | 2.0 Tools... and ESL | Scoop.it
Evoke is a crash course in changing the world. Play your way through EVOKE's quests to learn all about social entrepreneurship.
Ricard Garcia's insight:

Gaming & Education at its best. Role-playing, simulation, communication, sharing... and LEARNING!!!

more...
No comment yet.